Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 23.23% 2.63% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 74.19% 33.33% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 3
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.41% +35.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £46,475 £65,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £69,500 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £49,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.95% -4.44% -5.26%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 31 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 31.31% 7.89% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 17
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.51% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £42,250 £27,750 £34,150
90th Percentile £51,200 £67,500 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -12.94%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling.

Salary trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in West Malling

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for WAN.

1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
1 22 (95.65%) CCIE
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (95.65%) CheckPoint
1 22 (95.65%) MPLS
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
1 22 (95.65%) Load Balancing
1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
2 21 (91.30%) CCNA
2 21 (91.30%) VPN
3 20 (86.96%) ITIL
3 20 (86.96%) VLAN
4 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (82.61%) Change Management
5 18 (78.26%) SolarWinds
5 18 (78.26%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (56.52%) Palo Alto
8 8 (34.78%) Juniper
9 7 (30.43%) Network Architecture
10 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
10 3 (13.04%) IPsec
10 3 (13.04%) OSPF
11 2 (8.70%) BGP
11 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
11 2 (8.70%) VRRP
11 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 2 (8.70%) Wireless
11 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
1 22 (95.65%) MPLS
2 21 (91.30%) VPN
3 20 (86.96%) VLAN
4 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (13.04%) IPsec
6 3 (13.04%) OSPF
7 2 (8.70%) BGP
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.70%) HSRP
7 2 (8.70%) LAN
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) VRRP
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Deployment Engineer
1 18 (78.26%) Network Engineer
2 16 (69.57%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 15 (65.22%) WAN Engineer
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Load Balancing
2 20 (86.96%) ITIL
3 19 (82.61%) Change Management
4 18 (78.26%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (30.43%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) CCIE
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) CCNA
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCDA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) CheckPoint
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 18 (78.26%) SolarWinds
3 13 (56.52%) Palo Alto
4 8 (34.78%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Aruba